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Introduction. Sound, Music and Violence

Abstract : Listening can become a tool for exploration of, engagement with and sensorial knowledge of the world. Music can be a device for projecting, framing and preparing for confrontation with the enemy. How can the study of sound and music help us to understand collective violence and war? How can the study of war and collective violence help us to understand the importance of musical practices and listening for human beings? This special issue of Transposition explores these questions through an analysis of the links between sound, music and violence.
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Luis Velasco-Pufleau. Introduction. Sound, Music and Violence. Transposition. Musique et sciences sociales, CRAL - Centre de recherche sur les arts et le langage, 2020, ⟨10.4000/transposition.5160⟩. ⟨hal-02523261⟩



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